Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 18, 2014

What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan and Europe this week? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the video games that are the hottest worldwide right now.

What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined.

North America’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS)
    2. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    3. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    4. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
    5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    6. Mario Golf: World Tour (3DS)
    7. Pokemon X (3DS)
    8. Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
    9. Empire: Total War (PC)
    10. Titanfall (Xbox 360)

Kirby Triple Deluxe makes its debut in America & Canada this week, with a European & Australian release to follow in two weeks. The Nintendo 3DS game uses the Kirby’s Return to Dream Land engine from the Wii to present the 2.5D platformer. It makes full use of the 3DS functionalities by making you move between the fore- & background of levels as you play to add depth and extra challenge.

After selling half a million copies in Japan so far this year, the game’s off to a strong start in the West.

Watch the a cappella Kirby Triple Deluxe TV commercial:

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Yokai Watch (3DS)
    2. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
    3. Mario Golf: World Tour (3DS)
    4. Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (PS Vita)
    5. Child of Light (PS4)
    6. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS)
    7. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    8. Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS)
    9. Mario Party: Island Tour (3DS)
    10. Girls Mode: Selfish Fashion – Tokimeki Up Declaration Greedy! (3DS)

Reaching its 1 million sold milestone on 3DS last week, the manga / game / anime franchise Youkai Watch was created by game developer Level-5 to great success! The Nintendo 3DS game is still popular in Japan 10 months after release thanks to the new anime airing in 2014.

Good news! The RPG game’s English version was recently confirmed to be coming to America in 2014!

Check out the new Yokai Watch game’s TV commercial:

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    2. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    4. The Lego Movie: Videogame (Xbox 360)
    5. South Park: The Stick of Truth (Xbox 360)
    6. Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360)
    7. EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Xbox 360)
    8. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
    9. Titanfall (Xbox 360)
    10. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition recently reached its 12 million copies sold milestone! It’s quickly catching up with the PC’s 15 million players, and let’s not forget about the 1 million new PS3 players. Although it’s nowhere near the massive 21 million Minecraft Pocket Edition players!

After such success it’s no surprise that Warner Bros.’s The Lego Movie team has bought the rights to make a Minecraft Movie.

Watch the Minecraft on Xbox 360 launch video here:

Worldwide Top Games Per System:

  • Kirby Triple Deluxe debuts in three dimensions on the 3DS chart.
  • Grand Theft Auto V comes in at #1 on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall returns at #1 on the PS4 chart.
  • Empire: Total War returns on the PC chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. U console bundle jumps back on top of the Wii U chart.
  • Just Dance 2014 keeps jumping to first place on the Wii chart.
  • Titanfall still tops the Xbox One chart.
  • The Sims 3: Pets Expansion Pack returns high on the Mac chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 catches the #1 spot on the DS chart.
  • Lastly, Persona 4 Golden returns at #1 on the PS Vita chart.

Sales data collected from Amazon’s US (PSN), JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites.

What video games have you played this weekend? Any of these?